Our Progress

Key Accomplishments

Since our founding in 2017, we have worked hard to advance effective treatments for pancreatitis, with the goal of developing a cure.

Developed Best-Practices Care Protocol for holistic pancreatitis care, vetted by top experts
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companies are now working to develop therapies for pancreatitis after decades without progress
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patients, caregivers, scientists, and advocates searching together for a cure

Developing Therapies

  • Defined​ ​strategy to​ cure chronic pancreatitis​ within 10 years with input from key opinion leaders
  • Identified​ 60 potential drug repurposing candidates​ ​that have evidence of action on pancreatitis targets
  • Awarded ​Innovative Practices award for an international data science competition that generated 300 drug repurposing candidates
  • Working with biotech Healx’s Rare Treatment Accelerator to develop a therapy for chronic pancreatitis

Improving Care

Engaging Communities

  • Reached over 77,000 patients, caregivers, clinicians, and scientists
  • Increased content volume and published content in Spanish, Arabic, and Hebrew
  • Held patient-focused drug development meeting with FDA & contributed to Voice of the Patient Report
  • Organized & led ​patient panel​ ​at National Institutes of Health (NIH) meeting to expedite therapies for pancreatitis

Explore Our Progress

Roadmap to A Cure

Mission: Cure has worked tirelessly since 2017 to bring stakeholders together in search of a cure for chronic pancreatitis. View the overview of our multi-pronged strategy to cure chronic pancreatitis.

Drug Development Pipeline

When we know what biological processes are going wrong in pancreatitis (called “targets”), researchers can work to identify therapies to fix them. View our targets and the progress we’re making.

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